2019 Pro Bowl Presented By Verizon Returns to Orlando
Style Magazine Newswire | 8/3/2018, 11:26 a.m.
"We are delighted that for the third consecutive year, the NFL Pro Bowl has chosen to return to Central Florida,” said Orange County Mayor TERESA JACOBS. “There’s simply no place like Orlando when it comes to a family- and fan-friendly environment. Our investment in Camping World Stadium continues to pay strong dividends, and our entire community has worked together with the NFL to expand this annual sports celebration into an unforgettable week-long experience.”
The NFL will provide fans of all ages with unique opportunities to be a part of festivities associated with PRO BOWL WEEK. The NFL will host events across the Orlando area, bringing new experiences and activities while commemorating all levels of football – from youth to the NFL’s best.
Pro Bowl Week festivities in Orlando will include the NFL FLAG CHAMPIONSHIPS POWERED BY USA FOOTBALL, which will culminate live on ESPN/ABC on Pro Bowl Sunday; the announcement of the prestigious DON SHULA NFL HIGH SCHOOL COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD; and the NFL PRO BOWL EXPERIENCE, a free football festival located at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort, where fans will also have fan access to AFC and NFC TEAM PRACTICES. In addition, Pro Bowl Week will include the return of the PRO BOWL SKILLS SHOWDOWN, testing the athletic prowess of All-Stars from each conference in unique competitions.
"We are thrilled to welcome the Pro Bowl back to Central Florida," Florida Citrus Sports CEO STEVE HOGAN said. "Over the past two years, Orlando has proved to be the perfect host for one of the NFL's premier events, and we're excited for the opportunity to make 2019 the most successful Pro Bowl Week yet."
The 2019 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon will follow the traditional AFC versus NFC format and feature 88 of the best NFL players – 44 from each conference – as determined by a consensus of votes by fans, players, and coaches. Both teams will be led by offensive and defensive NFL Legends who will serve as captains representing each conference.